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CRICKET: West Indies hold advantage against England at stumps in third test

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 6:42 PM

The West Indies holds a slight advantage at the end of the opening day of the third and final Test match against England at Kensington Oval in Barbados.

The English men reached 240 for seven after winning the toss and electing to take strike.

Captain Alastair Cook leads the way for England with 105, including 12 fours.

He shared in a 98-run partnership with Moeen Ali who made 58.

Cook was caught by wicket keeper Denesh Ramdin off the bowling of spinner Marlon Samuels in the last over of the day.

Joe Root on 33 and Ben Stokes on 22, were other main scorers for England.

Jason Holder on two for 34 and Shannon Gabriel on two for 36, are the leading wicket takers for the West Indies so far.

There was also one wicket a piece for Marlon Samuels and Veerasammy Permaul.

England leads the series 1-0 following their nine-wicket victory in Grenada a week ago.